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Both USA and Holdingford punched their tickets to state today by winning their respective section championships. The Patriots hung on for a 20-14 win over rival Royalton. USA never trailed in the game as they scored first. Tyler Evans found Jordan Sales for two scores on the evening, including what turned out to be the [...]

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Historic season ends with 6-4 record after 35-21 loss to DL By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Little Falls gave Detroit Lakes a scare in the Section 8AAAA semifinals, Oct. 25. The Flyers hung with the state’s No. 7 ranked team through three quarters. The teams were tied at 14 until the Lakers broke the [...]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Pierz ran for nearly 400 yards and scored seven times in a 49-0 rout of Mora in the semifinals of the Section 5AAA playoffs, Oct. 25. It was business as usual for the Pioneers whose running game exploded, while their defense held the Mustangs to 241 total yards. The [...]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Though it was astray from its normal game plan, Holdingford definitely found something that worked in a 48-8 Oct. 25 win over Osakis. The Huskers’ air attack exploded for five touchdowns thanks to the arm of senior Austin Gerads. The Section 6AA semifinal game was a contest early on, [...]

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USA, Royalton to meet again in Section 6A title game after both winning semifinal match ups By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Royalton’s only loss this season was a 35-0 defeat at the hands of the USA Patriots back on Sept. 26. The Royals earned their shot to avenge that loss. That’s because USA and [...]

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Royalton drubs Prairie Valley 43-7, Upsala-Swanville clobbers West Central Area 60-13 By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com In a pair of rematches, revenge was not served in the Section 6A quarterfinals, Oct. 21. In the opening game of the playoffs, both No. 2 Royalton and top-seeded USA cruised past opponents they had recent victories over. [...]

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It was definitely a different game last night between the Little Falls and Thief River Falls than from the week one Flyers 43-40 victory, but the outcome was the same–a Flyers come-from-behind victory. This time around the Flyers trailed 14-7 to the Prowlers in the fourth quarter. However, a Michael Orr touchdown and a Thomas [...]

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Huskers close out regular season with a pair of conference wins By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Pierz handed visiting Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE) a 46-0 loss, Oct. 15 despite a slow start. The win secured a perfect 8-0 regular season and a Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) Championship. “There are three championships: conference, section and state, and [...]

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It was a busy night on the road for the five area football teams, two of whom were looking to remain undefeated. Pierz did, and improved to 7-0 in the process with a 27-12 win over Rockford thanks to another big game from Robbie Skiba, who had 27 carries for 244 yards and two scores. [...]

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